Creating 3D models with a simple webcam (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Constructing virtual 3D models usually requires heavy and expensive equipment, or takes lengthy amounts of time. A group of researchers at the University of Cambridge, Qi Pan, Dr Gerhard Reitmayr and Dr Tom ...

A Tale of Planetary Woe (w/ Video)

Once upon a time — roughly four billion years ago — Mars was warm and wet, much like Earth. Liquid water flowed on the Martian surface in long rivers that emptied into shallow seas. A thick atmosphere blanketed the planet ...

Israel displays coins from ancient Jewish revolt

(AP) -- Israel displayed for the first time Wednesday a collection of rare coins charred and burned from the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple nearly 2,000 years ago.

Tech toys over $100 that are worth every penny

Picking a Christmas gift for the nerd in your life is never easy. In the holiday stampede, it's all too easy to pick an outdated gadget or obsolete program. And mistakes can be costly.

A lightning strike in Africa helps take the pulse of the sun

Sunspots, which rotate around the sun's surface, tell us a great deal about our own planet. Scientists rely on them, for instance, to measure the sun's rotation or to prepare long-range forecasts of the Earth's health.

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